17 Best Boutiques, Malls and Markets to go Shopping in Baltimore!

Apart from state attractions like the Inner Harbour and the National Aquarium, and a thriving culinary scene, Baltimore has various shopping plazas, malls and markets to satiate even the most enthusiastic shopaholic. With the urbanisation and revitalization of several historic neighbourhoods and buildings, Charm City is home to unique and diverse shopping options. Not near Inner Harbour? Don’t worry; there are several upscale and affordable shops in Hampden, Fell’s Point and Mount Vernon too! 

This list covers the 17 Best Baltimore Shopping markets and Malls:

Markets and Town Centers in the Historic Charm City

Baltimore’s heritage and history live on through the town markets in downtown Baltimore and the Inner Harbour area. Used as a communal gathering area in the 18th and19th century, the town centres are a hub of activity today, with various small businesses and shops selling various goods from jewellery and clothes to antiques and vinyl records at affordable prices. 

1. Lexington Market 

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Lexington Market, previously called the Western Precinct Market, is the oldest market in America. Established in 1782, the market was renamed after the Battle of Lexington in the American Civil War. Fast forward two centuries, the market is now home to numerous local vendors selling fresh produce from neighbouring farms. From exotic fruits to winter apples and yams from neighbouring states, Lexington market is the place to be shopping in Baltimore. 
Shops to Explore:  Dancing Potato, Faidley’s seafood, Sausage master, Cajun, Chinese Pavilion, Muhly’s Bakery and Park’s Fried Chicken
Address: 400 W Lexington St, Baltimore, MD 21201, United States
Timings: Monday to Saturday: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM 

2. Broadway Market

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Established in 1786, Broadway Market is a public market located at the heart of Baltimore in the Fells Point neighbourhood. One of six remaining markets in Baltimore, Broadway is home to eleven vendors selling lip-smacking food. Recently refurbished, the new outdoor patio is pet friendly and offers a large communal space to refuel with coffee and catch up with friends. 
Shops to Explore: Vikki’s Fells Point Deli, Sophia’s Place European Deli, Fat Tiger and Sal and Sons Seafood. 
Address: 1640 Aliceanna St, Baltimore, MD 21231, United States
Timings: Sunday to Thursday: 7:00 AM to 10:00 PM Friday and Saturday: 7 AM to Midnight 

3. Village of Cross Keys 

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Village of Cross Keys is an upscale privately owned shopping complex on Falls road. Easily accessible from the Inner Harbour, Village of Cross Keys is an oasis of boutiques and restaurants located in a stunning open garden. Shopping in Baltimore doesn’t get more elegant and chic than this! With luxury condos and opulent retail stories, treat yourself to a day of shopping and relaxing in this outdoor shopping complex. 
Shops to Explore: Bowers & Snyder, Chezelle, The Fine Swine, Global Brow Bar, Octavia Boutique, Renaissance Fine Arts and SparTea
Address: 5100 Falls Rd, Baltimore MD 21210

4. Columbia Town Center

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Just 30 minutes from the Inner Harbour and easily accessible by Howard Transit and Connect-A-Ride, the Columbia Town Center is perfect for clothes and accessories shopping in Baltimore. From trendy clothes at Nordstrom, elegant jewellery at Swarovski, cosmetics at Sephora and a children’s play area, the mall has various retail stores. Refuel at Wasabi Sushi house and explore the town centre on your day off. 
Shops to Explore: Macy’s, Nordstrom, Sephora, Coach, J. Crew and LL Bean
Address: 10360 Swift Stream Pl, Columbia, MD 21044, United States
Timings: Monday to Saturday: 11: 00 AM to 7:00 PM, Sunday: 12:00 AM to 6:00 PM 

5. Annapolis Towne Center 

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A local favourite, Annapolis Towne Center has retail spaces, dining restaurants, yoga and fitness, entertainment and fashion. Check out Bed, Bath and Beyond and Bassett for beautiful furniture for your living space, Einstein Bro Bagels and Cooper’s Hawk Restaurant for delicious meals 
Shops to Explore:  Jimmy John. Mission BBQ, Muse Paintbar, Parole Shoe and Luggage repair, Talbots, Whole Foods and Z Gallerie
Address: 1906 Towne Centre Blvd, Annapolis, MD 21401, United States
Timings:  Monday to Thursday 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM, Friday & Saturday: 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM, Sunday: 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM,

6. Towson Town Center 

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Towson Town Center first opened its doors in 1959 and has since remained the go-to place for indoor shopping in Baltimore. Apart from high-end stores like Warby Parker, Tory Burch and Zara, the mall also has a wide array of restaurants and fast-food outlets. Check out their weekly events such as Small Business Saturdays and seasonal events like Local Market Vendors events during the holiday season!
Shops to Explore: Nordstrom, Macy's, Anthropologie, Coach, Burberry, Swarovski, Pottery Barn, Banana Republic and Sephora, H&M and Forever XXI
Address: 825 Dulaney Valley Rd Towson, MD 21204
Timings: Mon-Sat: 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM, Sunday: Noon-6:00 PM

7.  Arundel Mills 

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Arundel Mills is the largest town centre in Maryland and houses various retail stores and entertainment options. Easily accessible from Baltimore and Washington DC, Arundel has over 2000 shops, including diners and movie theatres. With a new casino, outdoor restaurants and upscale fashion stores, Arundel Mills defines ‘shop till you drop’!
Shops to Explore: Coach Factory Store, Kate spade New York, Michael Kors, H&M, ULTA Beauty, The Disney Store Outlet, LEGO Store, Polo Ralph Lauren Factory Store, Under Armour Factory House
Address: 7000 Arundel Mills Cir, Hanover, MD 21076, United States
Timings: Monday to Saturday: 10:00 AM to 9:30 PM Sunday: 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM  

Shopping Malls in Baltimore to Shop till You Drop! 

Most Shopping Malls are conveniently located near the Inner Harbour and neighbouring localities of Hanover, Townson and Federal Hill. Spend a day with friends and family, and explore the malls in downtown Baltimore! 

8. The Gallery at Harborplace 

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Located in the historic harbour place neighbourhood in the Inner Harbour, The Gallery is a small and affordable shopping option in Baltimore. If you are looking for a quick evening stop for getting some essentials or a nice hangout spot close to downtown, The Gallery is perfect for you. With a few fashion and cosmetics shops, the mall is geared towards an in and out shopping trip. 
Shops to Explore: Forever 21, Victoria’s Secret, Foot Locker and Bath&Body Works
Address: 200 E Pratt St, Baltimore, MD 21202, United States
Timings: Monday to Sunday 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM 

9. White Marsh Mall 

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One of the largest malls in the region, While Marsh Mall is home to six anchor stores and various other specialty stores. Check out dining restaurants such as Buffalo Wild Wings and PF Chang’s China Bistro, Clothes from Charlotte Russe, Francesca and Pacsun. A great place to relax and catch up, White Marsh Mall has a young vibe and is close to downtown Baltimore. 
Shops to Explore:  JCPenney, Macy's, Macy's Home Store, Boscov's, and Dave & Buster's.
Address: 8200 Perry Hall Blvd, Baltimore, MD 21236, United States
Timings: Monday to Thursday 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM, Friday & Saturday: 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM, Sunday: 12:00 AM to 6:00 PM,

10. The Power Plant 

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The Pratt Street Power Plant is an actual power plant turned shopping mall in Baltimore which underwent repurposing much like the rest of the city in the 1980s. The place has a historic vibe and is perfect for aesthetic Instagram photos! With live music and a mechanical bull, the mall is not short on entertainment! Shopping in Baltimore doesn’t get more iconic than exploring a refurbished historic building! 
Shops to Explore: Phillips Seafood, Hard Rock Cafe and Barnes & Noble, 
Address: Pier 5 601 E. Pratt St., Baltimore, MD

Boutiques in Baltimore for the Shopaholics! 

Shopping in Baltimore isn’t restricted to just markets and big malls; you can also shop at small businesses and independent boutiques in and around the city. From antique pieces and music CDs to clothes, books and shoes, explore unique boutiques that are quintessentially Baltimore!

11. The Book Thing of Baltimore

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The Book Thing of Baltimore is a shop straight out of a fairytale! It is a large bookstore where all the books are free. With popular names like Tom Clancy, Dan Brown and Danielle Steele, the bookstore is operational only on weekends and features an impressive collection of hardback and paperback books. Located near the John Hopkins campus, the bookstore is frequented by families and students alike. There’s nothing better than a lazy Sunday afternoon spent in a rustic bookstore. And did we mention? The books are free!
Address: 3001 Vineyard Lane, Baltimore, MD 21218 
Timings vary

12. Corradetti Glassblowing Studio & Gallery

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Corradetti is a unique glassblowing studio featuring exquisite glass pieces by  veteran artist- Anthony Corradetti. The store includes a gallery showcasing everything from large scale installations to small tabletop vases. The place is buzzing throughout the year with workshops, private and public events and even accepts custom gift orders. 
Address: 2010 Clipper Park Rd #119, Baltimore, MD 21211, United States
Timings: Thursday-Sunday 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM 

13. Loring Cornish Gallery

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A lesser-known art gallery, Loring Cornish is a haven for art enthusiasts. Located in the Fells Point neighbourhood in Baltimore, Loring Cornish Gallery is close to the city center and easily accessible via public transit. A visit to Loring Cornish Gallery is a must as the art is quintessentially Baltimore and free to view, with incredible artwork including mosaics and repurposed items. You can donate to the gallery or buy a piece too! 
Address: 1622 Thames St Fells Point, Baltimore, MD

14. Ma Petite Shoe

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A Baltimore favourite, Ma Petite Shoe, has been selling European style shoes and chocolates for the last 18 years. Located in the heart of Hampden, Ma Petite Shoe is an eclectic shop that provides a delightful shopping in Baltimore experience! Check out their shoes, socks, handbags, jewellery and artisan chocolates the next time you are in the neighbourhood! 
Address: 832 W 36th St, Baltimore, MD 21211, United States

15. Atomic Books 

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Atomic Books is a contemporary store with graphic novels, comics and art. The bookstore features small authors, live music events, book club events and indie literature! Spend an evening browsing the store’s bookshelves and immerse yourself in a truly Baltimore experience. 
Address: 3620 Falls Rd, Baltimore, MD 21211, United States
Timings: Monday to Saturday: 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM 

16. Baltimore Clayworks 

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Baltimore Clayworks is a vibrant community featuring ceramic artists. Apart from providing artists materials, studio space and support, it is also open to the public to view and purchase art pieces. A registered non-profit, they are sponsored by big names like the William G Baker Memorial Fund and Maryland State Arts Council. Check out their handmade pottery and unique clay works and support artists! 
Address: 5707 Smith Ave, Baltimore, MD 21209, United States
Timings: Monday to Saturday: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM 

17. Sound Garden 

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Sound Garden is an independent music store with CDs, DVDs, cassette tapes, and vinyl pieces for sale. Located in the Fells Point neighbourhood, Sound Garden provides a unique music experience. Started in 1993, Sound Garden has grown to be one of Baltimore’s best record stores with a curated collection of music, movies, video games and merchandise. 
Address: 1616 Thames St, Baltimore, MD 21231, United States
Timings: Monday – Thursday 12:00 AM - 8:00 PM ; Friday 12:00 AM -9:00 PM; Saturday 10:00 AM -9:00 PM; Sunday 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Baltimore has an oasis of things to shop for, from books, seafood and fresh produce to clothes, jewellery and Baltimore specialities like Old Bay and Utz. Spend a day exploring retail outlets and boutiques in the Inner Harbour area and neighbouring areas such as fells Point, Federal Hills and Hannover.

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